3 June 2015 Russian Art Auctions

3 Jun 2015

Artist Index / Full Catalogue


Artist in Moravian Forest

104. POPKOV, VIKTOR (1932-1974)

Artist in Moravian Forest, signed, titled in Cyrillic and dated 1967 on the reverse.

Ink and gouache on paper, 29 by 40 cm.
6,000-9,000 GBP


The present lot is a study for the painting Artist in the Forest, 1969, currently in the collection of the artist's family.

Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist’s family by the present owner.
Private collection, UK.

Authenticity of the work has been confirmed by Aleksei Popkov, the artist’s son (inscription on the reverse).

Exhibited: Severity of Style, MacDougall’s, London, 1-14 May 2015.

Related literature: For the painting, see V. Manin, Viktor Popkov, St Petersburg, Aurora Art Publishers, 2009, p. 61, illustrated.


Notes on symbols:
* Indicates 5% Import Duty Charge applies.
Ω Indicates 20% Import Duty Charge applies.
§ Indicates Artist's Resale Right applies.
† Indicates Standard VAT scheme applies, and the rate of 20% VAT will be charged on both hammer price and premium.